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Mangakino Stream
Country New Zealand
Physical characteristics
Main source e. slope of Mount Pureora, Hauhungaroa Range
approximately 1,060 metres (3,480 ft) ASL
River mouth Lake Maraetai, Waikato River
Length 40 km (25 mi)

The Mangakino Stream is a tributary of the Waikato River. It flows into Lake Maraetai just upstream of the Mangakino township.

The Mangakino Stream is approximately 40 km in length.

The stream was once known as Mangakino River. By 1949 both names were in use.

Etymology

In Māori, mangakino means "stagnant (or useless) stream" (manga = stream, kino = useless or stagnant).

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